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Idaho Game Management Unit 73 Deer

  • ID:73
  • State:ID
  • Species:Deer
  • Area:1,238 square miles
  • Elevation:4,400 ft - 9,200 ft
  • Public Lands:525 square miles
  • Percent Public Lands:43%
  • Block Management Walk-ins:25
  • Campgrounds:3
  • Fishing Access Sites:6
  • Trailheads:10
  • Recent Forest Fire Activity:2,412 acres
  • National Forests:Caribou National Forest
  • Lat-Long:42.244444, -112.293627

Area 73 regulates hunting opportunities for deer in Idaho and covers 1,238 square miles. Public lands comprise 525 square miles (43%) of the total land covered by this game management unit. The greater region is best serviced by Preston, Buist, and Cherry Creek. The elevation of the region ranges from a low of 4,400 feet to a high of 9,200 feet above sea level. Wildfires have burned nearly 2,412 acres here in the last two years, providing opportunities for new vegetation and attracting a variety of wildlife. This area contains 3 campgrounds, and 6 public fishing access sites. There are 10 trailheads that provide public gateways to these forested areas: Caribou National Forest. Additionally, 25 sites are open to the public for access to managed private lands.

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